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IELTS Listening

Time: Approximately 09 minutes


  • Answer all the questions.
  • You can change your answers at any time during the test.


  • There are 10 questions in this test.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There are four parts to the test.
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IELTS Listening Part 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORD for each answer.

History of Music in Britain

  • In the 18th century

    - During the Industrial Revolution people moved to cities to work in the
  • - In the 1850s, the culture was influenced greatly by
    from different countries.
  • - Originally music reflected the work life of different
    in those days.
  • - Different songs were created in the same
    , although people were from a variety of nations.
  • - The songs written by the workers during this period mainly came from their feelings about harsh
  • - Some small musical works were composed by people who were protesting against difficult living conditions.
  • - The musical trends were led by
  • In the 19th century

    - During this period, some musical groups had expanded their popularity among
    to keep the birds from being poached
  • - In the late 1870s, the
    came into contact with these flourishing musical traditions.
  • - Some music produced by these groups is still preserved in museums.
  • Nowadays

    - These musical genres still exert an influence on
  • - Enthusiastic fans are still collecting and keeping the
    of music from those days.


Question Your Answer Correct Answer
31 factories
32 immigration
33 industries
34 language
35 jobs
36 young
37 audiences
38 middle class
39 classical
40 recordings